July 13, 2020 9:57 am
Germany and Belgium, which had sponsored the widely supported resolutions for two crossing points, finally had to back down to the threat of another Russian veto.
July 12, 2020 8:08 am
The vote capped a week of high-stakes rivalry pitting Russia and China against the 13 other council members. An overwhelming majority voted twice to maintain the two crossings from Turkey, but Russia and China vetoed both resolutions.
July 11, 2020 3:04 pm
Russia and China vetoed a UN resolution backed by the 13 other council members that would have maintained two crossing points from Turkey for six months.
June 30, 2020 1:30 pm
Russia's UN Ambassaor Vassily Nebenzia said at Monday's council meeting that cross-border aid is not the "magic bullet" for humanitarian problems in Syria but "has become a political tool for drawing lines of division inside Syria".
June 15, 2020 9:00 am
The drone strike hit a vehicle carrying the two commanders "a Jordanian and a Yemeni" in the northwestern province of Idlib, the last remaining rebel stronghold in war-torn Syria.
April 16, 2020 4:56 pm
The exchanges between Russia and the Europeans took place at the monthly meeting on Syria's chemical weapons, which was closed. Russia, Germany, Britain and Estonia distributed the statements of their ambassadors.
March 30, 2020 11:59 am
Several cities saw panic buying, with residents saying they saw food shortages and a surge in demand that pushed up prices ahead of the start of the curfew.
March 28, 2020 8:58 am
The official Emirati news agency said Syrian President Bashar Assad and Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan discussed efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak and reviewed preventive measures to fight it.
March 23, 2020 1:38 pm
The arrival of the coronavirus in the Gaza Strip, an impoverished enclave where the health care system has been gutted by years of conflict, raised fears Sunday the pandemic may soon prey on some of the most vulnerable populations in the world.
March 14, 2020 12:47 pm
The sentence comes four and a half years after Kurdi's lifeless body washed up on a beach near the resort city of Bodrum in Turkey's Mugla province, which borders the Aegean Sea. Five other refugees who shared about with him were also found dead.
February 19, 2020 12:51 pm
Conditions in the prison near Hasaka, which used to be a school before being transformed to cope with the influx of captives, were markedly worse than those at the central jail.
October 23, 2019 7:07 am
According to the Kurdish Red Crescent, 44 civilians were killed and 171 wounded since the attack began on Oct. 9. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human puts the death toll higher, saying 86 people have been killed, including 21 children.
October 11, 2019 9:44 am
At least seven civilians and three members of the Kurdish-led force known as the Syrian Democratic Forces were killed in the Turkish bombardment, Kurdish activists and a Syria war monitor said.
July 11, 2019 6:58 am
The United Nations Refugee Agency, known as the UNHCR, says there were 76,100 pending asylum claims in Greece at the end of 2018, in a report prepared for World Refugee Day on Thursday.
March 08, 2019 7:57 am
With the militants besieged on three sides by the SDF and civilians continuing to leave the pocket, a military defeat of the IS fighters seemed inevitable, though it wasn't clear how many fighters remained in Baghouz
December 21, 2018 2:10 pm
Trump's declaration of victory was far from unanimous, and officials said U.S. defense and military leaders were trying to dissuade him from ordering the withdrawal right up until the last minute.
November 28, 2018 6:50 am
More than a year since the United States and its allies defeated Islamic State at Raqqa, many of the city’s schools still look like battlefields with buildings left lying in rubble and playgrounds dotted with wrecked cars
December 15, 2016 5:35 pm
From the migrant crisis to the civil war in Syria and the US elections, here is a collection of some of the best moments in 2016.
May 07, 2016 3:45 pm
Leading Russian musicians on May 5 staged a classical concert in the ancient theatre of Syria's ravaged Palmyra in a show by the Kremlin to herald its successes in the war-torn country.
February 14, 2016 4:49 pm
Jafar Meray — a Syrian photographer who has photographed newlyweds in the backdrop of war-torn Syria's ruins — has created quite a buzz on social media.
June 22, 2020 6:17 pm
Since the beginning of Syria’s civil war, the Bashar Al-Assad government has targeted and killed hundreds of medical workers. Many have fled. This is the story of one doctor, Mohammed al-Bardan, who did not.
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